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Title: Arabian Studies
Author: Serjeant, R B R L Bidwell (eds)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2005
Paperback; ISBN: 9780521017299
Volumes: 1; Pages: 202
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The articles in this volume cover a wide variety of themes, mainly in the fields of history and social anthropology, with one paper on a literary topic, making this a book of multi-disciplinary interest for those specialising in the study of the Arabian peninsula. Topics range from a beekeeping project in the Yemen Arabic Republic to weights and measures in Mecca during the late Ayyubid and Mamluk periods.Contents1. A beekeeping project in the Yemen Arab Republic Elbert R. Jaycox and Jan Karpowicz2. The carving of the rhino jambiyyah hilt in North Yemen Jan Chapman3. The arrest of the British Vice-Consul in al-Hudaydah and the subsequent protection of British interests in Yemen, 1914-18 John Baldry4. The indigo industry of the Yemen Jenny Balfour-Paul5. Guaranty of the market at Huth Paul Dresch6. Omani-Ottoman relations during the reign of Imam Ahmad ibn Sa'id, 1741-83, in the light of a recently discovered exchange of letters between the Imam and the Ottoman Sultan Mohammed Al-Zulfa7. The Blunts' road to the Mu'allaqat Riad Atef Nourallah8. Anglo-Ottoman confrontation in the Yemen, 1840-9 Caesar E. Farah9. Notes on mystical healers in the Hugariyyah Cynthia Myntti10. Weights and measures in Mecca during the late Ayyubid and Mamluk periods Richard T. Mortel11. Visitors to San'a' Robin Bidwell.